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Pregnancy Massage

Massage has traditionally been used in many cultures to help with the physical and mental effects of pregnancy. Pregnancy massage is customised to your needs and just like regular treatment, it aims to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and increase mobility. It is a safe, drug-free way to provide relief from a …

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Oncology Training Certificate

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage is designed for anyone living with, having treatment for or recovering from any form of Cancer. Understanding the implications of surgery, the side effects of Chemotherapy drugs, low immunity and the effects of Radiotherapy on the skin of my clients has required specialist training. I undertook this training in the first half of …

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Flip Flops

Flip Flops may be your choice of footwear during hot, summer days but whilst they are great by the poolside, frequent use of these types of shoes can have a serious impact on your feet and leg health. Let me explain: Flip flops have little or no support in the sole. This means you are …

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The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve is the longest nerve in your body. Vagus means “Wandering” and this nerve connects your brain to many organs throughout the body including the gut, heart and lungs. Studies have shown that it plays a key part in your Parasympathetic nervous system which is the sub-system that controls our relaxation, digestion and …

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Sciatica

Sciatica is a symptom, not a diagnosis. The term “Sciatica” means that you have pain radiating down your leg from your buttocks to your feet. Often, it’s not the whole way down the leg, but buttocks and thighs are commonly affected. This pain is caused by compression of the Sciatic nerve. It usually occurs on …

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Vitamins

There are many Vitamins and Minerals that our bodies need to stay healthy and active. I do not usually give nutritional advice to my clients but here is a short article covering some facts about Vitamins B, C and D. These particular vitamins are very important in the break down of food to produce energy. …

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Bone Health

Our bones play many important roles in the body. They provide our structure, protect our organs, provide an anchor for our muscles and store excess calcium. Although it’s important to build strong and healthy bones during childhood it’s also vital to maintain their health as we age. Low bone mass can be a major risk …

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Cramps

A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. Almost everyone will suffer with a cramp at some point and often the cause is not known. Though generally harmless, muscle cramps are very painful and can make it temporarilyimpossible to use the affected muscle. Most muscle cramps develop in the leg muscles, particularly in …

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